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Kenneth Grasso

Ken Grasso

Job title: Fitness Coordinator, Campus Recreation

What is your favorite food?: My favorite foods are those which come from the earth with minimal processing. Eating natural unprocessed food has changed my life and allowed me to control my health.

What is your favorite part of your job?: My favorite part of my job is having the ability to help others on multiple levels while pursuing their wellness. Everyone I meet is looking to feel better and my job provides the opportunity to create classes and programs which encourage folks to make time for themselves. In addition, helping people learn to manage their stress and relieve it is a wonderful feeling. Lastly, I love managing student employees. All of my jobs during college in Campus Recreation were extremely meaningful and provided a ton of mentors for me in my life. I love building meaningful relationships with people who are trying to navigate their way through life having a profound positive impact on others.

What was your experience in your job field before this position?: Prior to my position at Weber I worked at the University of Wisconsin at Stevens Point as the Health & Fitness Specialist. Before working as a full-time professional my experience includes working for multiple Campus Recreation departments in the following capacities; personal trainer, building supervisor, group exercise instructor, and weight room instructor.

What advice would you have for students who have future aspirations of attaining your job title?: Learn about the position you are trying to attain and assess your current credentials. Decide what qualifications and certifications you would like to possess which will qualify you for that position and then obtain as much practical experience as possible.

What makes you smile each morning as you prepare to start the day?: My dog Winnie, she always meets me in the morning with a big smile and a heart full of positive loving energy. Our time in nature during our morning walk charges me for the day.

 

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